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  • Ombudsman releases access to government information survey

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    The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier says too many New Zealanders are still unaware of their rights to request information from Ministers, government agencies, and councils despite a growing thirst for information by the public.

  • Latest OIA, LGOIMA data released

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    Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released the latest Official Information Act (OIA) and Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA) data[1].

  • Chief Ombudsman welcomes visit by international aged care expert

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    The Chief Ombudsman, Peter Boshier, welcomes the recent visit of the UN’s independent expert on older people.

  • Chief Ombudsman critical of overcrowding at Henry Bennett

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    The Chief Ombudsman is calling on the Waikato District Health Board to address overcrowding, and the high use of seclusion and physical restraints, at its Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre.

  • Latest OIA, LGOIMA data released

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    The Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released his latest Official Information Act (OIA) and Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA) data.

  • Annual Report: Ombudsman having stronger impact than ever

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    Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released his Annual Report for 2016/2017, saying it shows his Office is having a greater impact in more areas and on more lives than ever before.